(#159669) AN APOCALYPSE OF LIFE. Cheney.

AN APOCALYPSE OF LIFE. Boston, Mass. Arena Publishing Co., 1893. Octavo, pp. [i-v] vi-vii [viii] [1] 2-312 [313-226: ads], flyleaves at front and rear, original blue cloth, front and spine panels stamped in gold, floral endpapers printed in light green. First edition. "Christian spiritualism: In a dream, the narrator flies through 'celestial spheres,' meeting beings from various stars and Christ." - Suvin, Victorian Science Fiction in the UK, pp. 103-4. The narrator's guide is a super being; worlds visited are Christian eutopias. Locke, Voyages in Space (2011) V-177. Bleiler (1948), p. 76. Not in Bleiler (1978). Reginald 02916. Wright (III) 1016. Cloth lightly rubbed at spine ends and corner tips, light spotting to front cover, flyleaves tanned, scattered foxing, mostly early and late, but a solid, externally bright, very good copy. OCLC reports 11 copies. COPAC reports 1 copy (British Library). Rare in commerce. (#159669).

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